Kate Vengraitis, JD, MPH

Strengthening Special Education Advocacy for Court-Involved Children

Kate Vengraitis currently serves as an Attorney in the Juvenile Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

As a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow at the Defender Association from 2016-2017, Kate developed materials and provided cross-system training to strengthen the quality of special education advocacy for court-involved children. Prior to her Fellowship, she completed public interest law internships with the Disabilities Law Project at the Community Legal Aid Society in Wilmington, the Medical Legal Partnership at St. Christopher’s Hospital through the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. Kate also clerked for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Kate holds a BA in history from Cornell University, an MPH in health management and policy from Drexel University, and a JD from Temple University.

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Emerging Leader Fellow

2016 - 2017

Defender Association of Philadelphia

Current Position

Attorney, Juvenile Unit
Defender Association of Philadelphia